The Bledington Music Festival

The Bledington Music Festival is an annual music event which takes place over three summer evenings in the beautiful Cotswolds. We play host to top class performers from all over the world.

This year Bledington Music Festival is back to celebrate its 20th season, at last!

2022 will be celebratory with music to match. We celebrate twenty successful Festivals, Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and the amazing achievement of a tiny village supporting a three-day festival for twenty years.

Find out about this year’s festival.

Why not make a long weekend of it?  – An increasing number of music lovers make their way to St Leonard’s Church, Bledington, our little village in the heart of the Cotswolds just 10 minutes from Stow-On-the-Wold and 40 minutes from Oxford.  There are so many lovely places nearby, it’s worth staying a few days for a relaxing mini break.

We are big supporters of Music in Education, you can find out more about how the musicians take the time to interact and introduce and enrich the musicality in students of Bledington School.

UPDATE

Surviving to this year's Festival

We must acknowledge financial support from Gloucestershire Community Foundation from the Coronavirus Quick Response Programme, Bledington and Foscot Community Association and Groundworks Ltd through the Tesco Bags for Help scheme. These generous grants have enabled us to survive after two cancelled seasons.

Thank you to our supporters, old and new.

We look forward to seeing you at the festival!

Bringing Music and Inspiration to Schools

Each year we endeavour to get the local children enthusiastic about the music and the performers through our growing educational programme and we are very fortunate to have artists willing to get involved and perform special ‘mini’ concerts for pupils of local Primary Schools.  The involvement with the local school began in June 2005 when Catrin Finch visited with her harp. The next year Chloe Hanslip visited as did the Firsova Piano Trio.

We are extremely grateful that many of the musicians also give of their time to perform a concert especially for the local school children; this is always a much anticipated event and is part of our ongoing educational programme to expose children to various instruments and music. More info…

Festival tickets make wonderful gifts for music lovers.

About

The Festival has grown since it was established in 2000 when Thomas Trotter, the current President, gave a recital at Bledington; the popularity of that occasion gave rise to this successful three day Music Festival.

Over the years the festival has welcomed many performers. Each concert is unique and outstanding, with world class artists – we are very grateful to have their support for our festival!

 

Don't miss out, book your tickets now.

Organisers and Supporters

Rodney Beacham


Festival Organiser

Thomas Trotter

Festival President

Catrin Finch

Festival Vice President

Sincere thanks to our kind supporters

Festival venue:

St Leonard’s Church
Church Street
Bledington
Gloucestershire
OX7 6XD

Tel 01608 658669

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